Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 20, 2013

Route 52 near Bluefield reopens after vehicle hits pole


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The north and southbound lanes of U.S. Route 52 are being reopened after a utility pole toppled and closed the road.

The crash was reported approximately 6:05 p.m. in the vicinity of the old Flowers Bakery near Bluefield. A decision to close the lanes was made 15 minutes later. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. The Bluewell Volunteer Fire Department was also on the scene.